Bruce Bischof, Damien Nurre and Jim Mead have joined the Deschutes River Conservancy Board of Directors.
Deschutes River flows disrupted to fill reservoirs for next irrigation season.
A crane floats on a barge at the north end of Lake Billy Chinook.
Agencies, landowners want legal protection while reintroducing steelhead to Crooked River.
Bend Bulletin Article – Native vegetation, steelhead are returning to Ochoco stream. The DRC is playing a role in these efforts.
Highlights why partnerships in the play a critical role in the DRC's river restoration efforts.
A proposal to pipe a Tumalo irrigation canal would be a boon to fish, giving them thousands of additional gallons of water each day in Tumalo Creek and the Middle Deschutes River.
Boating access will be restricted at The Cove Palisades State Park on Lake Billy Chinook as the lake is drawn down to allow for the construction of a fish-enhancement project.
Gary Blake wrote a guest column expressing his views on canal piping in early September. He lives in Tumalo and is on the board of the Swalley Irrigation District.